The important terms to keep in mind are Massively Multiplayer Online Game and First-Person Shooter. If you don't like either, then you mightn't appreciate Planetside 2. If you do, then this could very much be the game for you. A decade ago, I'd write a wall of text describing the game, with pictures and all the good stuff. It's not a decade ago, so all I need to do is say; MMOFPS. And link to some awesome gameplay footage. Fresh and new, we have the unembeddable las0m - Planetside 2: Beta gameplay That was recorded by the Creative Director just a couple of hours ago. If that whets your appetite, but doesn't sate your hunger, then there's TotalBiscuit's streams from E3: If they were VHS cassettes, they'd be all mangled and crackly, the amount I've watched them. Also, check out Planetside 2 Stratics! It's still in development, but at least the text is in a nice Terran Republic red.